Aryan Chopra; New Grandmaster from Delhi

Delhi youngster Aryan Chopra completed all the requirements to become the new Grandmaster from India after crossing the live rating barrier of 2500 during the ongoing 13th IGB Dato Arthur Tan International Open Chess Championship-2016 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Earlier he completed his norm requirements at 23rd Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival Masters Tournament by Read More …

GUIDELINES FOR PARTICIPATION OF DELHI PLAYERS IN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

All the players desirous to participate in Nationals must be registered with Delhi Chess Association for the year 2016-17. As per the guidelines of All India Chess Federation, players must wear uniform kitting to participate in Nationals. So players (Official/Special Entries) desirous to participate in Nationals are to forward their willingness to Delhi Chess Association Read More …

Somak Palit wins Grihapravesh Open

International Master Somak Palit of Railways won the Grihapravesh Open FIDE Rated Chess Tournament at Ludlow Castle Sports Complex, New Delhi on Independence day.  Somak along with International Master Navin Kanna T U of Tamilnadu and Anwesh Upadhyaya of Odisha tied for the winner’s trophy with 8 points but better tie break score helped Somak to Read More …

Abhijeet & Tania Commonwealth Champions; Delhi players shines

Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta and International Master Tania Sachadev brought double delight to Delhi by becoming Commonwealth Champion and Commonwealth Women Champion respectively at Colombo, Sri Lanka. Other Delhi players in the championship, Aradhya Garg and Vardan Nagapal won Silver medals in Under-16 and Under-14 Open Categories while Devanshi Rathi won bronze medal in Under-18 Girls Category. Read More …

Asian Junior Chess : Aravindh and Uurtsaikh Asian Champions

Grandmaster Aravindh Chithambaram of India and Uurinntuya Uurtsaikh of Mongolia became Champions in the Asian Junior Open and Girls Championship which concluded here at Park Plaza on Wednesday.     In a pulsating final round, overnight sole leader Grandmaster S L Narayanan drew with International Master Mousavi Seyed Khalil and this result helped Aravindh to Read More …

15TH DELHI INTERNATIONAL GRANDMASTERS OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT-2017

15TH DELHI INTERNATIONAL OPEN GRANDMASTERS CHESS TOURNAMENT-2017 WILL BE HELD AT LUDLOW CASTLE SPORTS COMPLEX, CIVIL LINES, NEW DELHI FROM 09-16 JAN 2017.  RECORD PRIZE FUND OF RS. 51,51,000/- (Category ‘A’ above 2000 rating Rs. 18.17 lakh; Category ‘B’ 1999 & below Rs. 17.17 lakh and Category ‘C’ 1599 & below Rs. 16.17 lakh). For more details download Read More …

14th Delhi International Chess Tournament : Sayantan Das makes Grandmaster norm; Popov wins title

International Master Sayantan Das defeated Vitaliy Bernadskiy of Ukraine to make a Grandmaster norm after the end of the tenth and final round of 14th Parsvnath Delhi International Chess Festival that concluded here. It was an intense drama in the final round of Rs. 12.5 lakh prize money tournament as overnight sole leader Ivan Popov Read More …